Victor Harbor Golf Club Junior Development Program

Victor Harbor Golf Club is a MY GOLF Centre

Junior Clinics are run on Saturdays from 11th February 1pm to 2pm.

Junior Clinics are free for Victor Harbor Golf Club members.

If you are not a member of the Victor Harbor Golf Club, the cost of joining the Junior Golf Development Program is $100 which includes Rookie Membership to 30/9/2023.

The Junior Golf Development Program is delivered by PGA Professional, lan Pritchard.

The VHGC MY Golf Junior Development Program is sponsored by

We thank them for their support.

Junior Golf Clinics at VHGC

Junior Development Program Information

Program Philosophy

In alignment with current educational philosophies, our junior program includes:

  • Fun
  • Life Skills
  • Games
  • Simplicity
  • Repetition
  • Skill development

The Golf Australia Junior Golf Program has three levels:-

  1. Rookie
  2. Star & 
  3. Master.

The VHGC has two membership categories for Junior Golfers:

  1. Rookies
    Younger golfers, incorporating politeness & etiquette of golf. Following instructions & playing minor games and skill development.
  2. Junior (which covers Star & Master)
    Advanced golfers, incorporating perserverance, etiquete, never give up, skill development, competitions & rules of he game.

Membership categories and member registration is found on this website (See the Membership page).

Junior clinics are held every Saturday at 1:30pm and are included in your membership.

Junior Clinics

Our Junior Golf Clinics are for members of the Junior Development Program. The Club also has clinics during school holidays and these can be found on the My GOLF website, where you can also register.

Every Saturday, all VHGC Junior members can attend a Junior Golf Development clinic which commences at 1:30pm. This is followed by an Orange Tee competition starting at 2:30 pm.

The Clinics are delivered by the Junior Development Team are headed by Jan Pritchard Club Professional and Junior Development Co-ordinator Linda Hodgson.

The My Golf curriculum is used as the framework for training and skill development.

Each Rookie, Star and Master level has a self-evaluation and checklist of skills.

Supervision is expected from parents/caregivers at these events.

Our MY Golf Junior Development Program is sponsored by

We thank them for their support.

MyGolf Vision

To become the nationally recognised junior golf program that is the major driver of junior golf participation in Australia.

MyGolf Goal

Increased participation and engagement in golf by children.

MyGolf Ambition

To provide a fun, accessible and saisfying introducion to he sport of golf. Promoting skills development in an accredited caoching environment; and promoting hte social and funb aspects f the sport to the wider community.

Play Day

All Rookies and Juniors are invited to play a game of golf on the Orange Tee (short course) on Saturday afternoons after 2:30 pm. Book in at the Pro Shop or online via our members’ online booking service.

Parents are invited to walk with the juniors during this time.

Each member will be assigned a Golf Link number which is used for online bookings.

Orange Tee rules for Rookies and Juniors (modified)

  • All equipment is available from the VHGC Pro Shop for loan
  • The Pro Shop also stocks junior gear for sale and the Pro Shop staff offer excellent advice for your member about golf equipment as well as holding private lessons.
  • All local rules and modified rules are reinforced at clinics and game days.
  • Maximum stroke score is applied per hole (par plus 4)
  • Bunkers are played, raking appropriately after the stroke has been played. If a clear shot out is not played, the player takes relief to the side on the grass of the bunker and adds 1 shot to their score.
  • Parents or caregivers are asked to:
    • to check scores, sign the card and ensure golf link number and names are clearly recorded on the card.
    • Cards and equipment are returned to the Pro Shop.
Junior Golf Development Program Clinics

Our Team

lan Pritchard, Club professional and PGA member
Linda Hodgson Community Instructor My GOLF
Philip Tierney PGA member
Helen Filmer, Junior Supporter
Oliver Pritchard, Associate PGA

We are proud to offer outstanding junior development programs and welcome families to our club facilities.